Rainey Clayton, HI
Ryan Shore, HI
Zachary Randolph, HI
Dave Carr, HI
Harry Steimer, HI
I am a ten year veteran public school teacher with experience teaching multiple grade levels and subject areas. I was the lead teacher in an S.D.C. class and alternative education staff member and worked with a variety of needs, disabilities, and age levels ranging from kindergarten to 12th grade during that time.
Bonnie Roberts, HI
I am a habilitative interventionist for A&R Case Management. I am a proud momma of two adorable kids, ages two years and seven months. I’ve worked for two other DDAs along the way, both were awesome experiences. I love doing what I do, helping kids reach their goals and we have fun doing it!
Theresa Mattox – Service Coordinator/HI 3-17
My past experience working with children with disabilities was from December 1995 to January 1997 when I was employed at Diamond Developmental Center in Nampa, Idaho as a Developmental Technician. During that time, I worked with children to help them achieve a higher level of functioning in a wide variety of areas including but not limited to: gross motor skills, fine motor skills, verbal and non-verbal communications, self-care, functional reading and writing, social skills and appropriate behaviors and meal preparations.
Kyle Holcomb, Developmental Specialist
I am an HS with A&R Case Management. I have worked with A&R for just under four years and have had a chance to work with a number of children with disabilities, including those with significant behavior issues. I have a degree in General Studies and hope to become a Habilitative Interventionist. I have been a volunteer for Special Olympics and completed countless internships. I really enjoy working with kids and am excited to get the opportunity to work with your child.
Marci Harris, HI
I am an HI professional with A&R. I have a Bachelor’s degree in psychology and sociology. I have five years of experience working with children with developmental delays and behavior issues. I enjoy working with kids and families and I am excited to have the opportunity to work with you and your child.
Katie Griffis, HI
I have a Bachelor’s degree in psychology. I have worked with children for over five years, and have love every second. I have volunteered for the Special Olympics.
Meg Dawson – HI
I am a habilitation interventionist and children’s psychosocial rehabilitation therapist. I began working in the schools in the year 2000 and have been a teacher’s aide, substitute teacher and in-school IBI and PRS specialist. I love my work and enjoy being a part of positive change in the lives of children and their families.
David Carr – Program Coordinator/HI
I have been with A&R for 15 months and provide direct care and payee services for our assisted living clients. I am responsible for scheduling for seven assisted living homes and forty-three staff. I enjoy this work and love working with our clients.
Joyce Brown – HI
I’ve worked for Community Partnerships and A New Leaf and have worked with developmentally disabled children for 18 years, including children with severe behavior issues. I have been a volunteer for the Special Olympics. I really enjoy working with kiddos and I am excited to get the opportunity to work with your child.
Stephanie Baumann – HI
I am an HI specialist with A&R Case Management. I have been working with kiddos for 7 years from DT to PSR to HI. I truly enjoy working with kids with developmental delays. I strive for change. It is rewarding for both parents and child to see positive change as well as for me as a therapist. I am very easy going, but also determined and dedicated. I am also very personable and easy to get along with. I adapt very easily to different people and situations.
Joshua Benjamin, B.S., Clinical Supervisor/HI
Joshua Benjamin is certified by the state of Idaho as a Developmental Specialist. He graduated from Northwest Nazarene University with a degree in Chemistry and has worked at A&R Case Management for the past seven years. Joshua enjoys watching children grow and improve in areas of independence as well as teaching children to self-manage their challenging behaviors. He also enjoys reading, writing, fitness, as well as watching the Boise State University football team.
Rachel Chick, B.S., Clinical Supervisor/HI
Rachel Chick is a graduate of Boise State University where she earned a B.S. in Social Science. Rachel is certified by the state of Idaho as a Developmental Specialist for adults and children 3-17 years of age. Throughout the past eight years, Rachel’s professional experience has included employment with the Independent School District of Boise City as a Behavior Interventionist, and current employment with A & R Case Management where she is the Lead Developmental Specialist and a Targeted Service Coordinator. Rachel has also volunteered her time as a mentor and coach for “Walkin’ the Talk” Teen and Family Program. Rachel believes that it is paramount for our young people to become aware of and learn to express their emotions in order to make choices that support their positive growth. Rachel enjoys spending time with her family, and enjoying the great outdoors.
Chris Haskell, Program Manager and Developmental Specialist
At A & R Case Management, Chris specializes in Developmental Therapy, working with children and adults with developmental disabilities. It brings him great personal satisfaction to have the opportunity to be part of a team that specializes in helping individuals with developmental disabilities gain independence to their fullest ability. Chris enjoys being an advocate and promoting inclusion of individuals with developmental disabilities into the community. He is actively involved with the Special Olympics team “The A & R All Stars.”When Chris is not working, he enjoys spending time with his family, landscaping, attending BSU football games, and barbecues with his friends.
Christin Tolman, HI Professional
Hi, my name is Christin. I am a Habilitative Interventionist Professional with A&R Case Management. I just started with A&R, but have worked with many children with developmental delays over the years in crisis management, service coordination and also have experience with behavioral management and crisis intervention. I really enjoy working with children and am excited to get the opportunity to work with your child
Bess Hancock, HI Professional
Hello, my name is Bess Marie. I am a Habilitative Intervention Specialist with A&R Case Management. I have been working with children and adolescents with behavior issues and emotional disturbances. I have had the opportunity to work in regular classrooms and Special Education rooms. I enjoy working with children and am looking forward to working with your child.
Tami Michael, HI Professional
My name is Tami Michael. I am beginning my stint as an HI professional. I have recently completed my masters in Special Education and have been teaching in the severe and profound classroom for children 5th grade to 21 years. I ride horse and run barrels, and have 4 kids and 3 grandkids. 3 kids live at home along with 2 grandkids. I have been working with the DD population since 2000. I have been a TSC/ESC, speech therapist and teacher.
DeeDee Scranton, B.A., Service Coordinator/HI
Donna (DeeDee) Scranton is a Service Coordinator specializing in services to children ages 3 to 18. DeeDee has a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and is certified as an ABA-HI Therapist. In addition to her full-time work as a Service Coordinator and Habilitative Intervention Therapist, DeeDee is currently pursuing her Master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling. DeeDee has experience in teaching, health information systems and patient financial advocacy. DeeDee enjoys outdoor activities, listening to music and spending time with family and friends. DeeDee is the proud mother of five wonderful children and grandmother to 11 (soon to be 12) amazing grandchildren.
Mary Cardell, HI Professional
Mary is a New Jersey native who has had the privilege of living throughout the United States and Europe, as well as visiting Asia. Mary has her Psychology Degree from Rutgers College of New Jersey and her Juris Doctor Degree from Rutgers Law School of Newark, New Jersey. With over 7 years of PSR, IBI and HI experience in private home settings, public school and private agencies, Mary brings experience, professionalism, and great patience to our staff.
Mandey McFarland, Clinical Supervisor
Mandey graduated from the University of Phoenix with a B.S. in Psychology. During her schooling, Mandey began working as a developmental technician and gained a lot of experience in her year and a half of employment there. Mandey has spent spare time volunteering for local DDA organizations and participated in local fundraisers and awareness campaigns for developmental disabilities. Mandey has been certified as an Interventionist and is working on her IBI certification. Additionally, Mandey is working to get her Masters in Education with Autism and ABA emphasis. This program also meets the requirements for coursework needed to obtain a certificate in Behavior Analysis ( BCBA) from the Behavior Analysis Certification Board. Pending Mandey’s acceptance and completion of this program, she will then begin working on completing the 1500 hours of experience that are also required for this certification. Mandey thoroughly enjoys working with individuals affected by developmental disabilities. During her free time she loves to spend time with her three children, one of whom has Autism.
Tammie Cox, B.A., HI Professional
Tammie is an IBI Therapist and Habilitative Interventionist at A & R with 5 years experience as an IBI Therapist. She has a B.A. in General Studies from Idaho State University and an Associate’s in Music from Ricks College. She comes to us from the great state of Montana. Tammie specializes in early intervention with young children. She also has experience teaching in public schools, especially with children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and Down Syndrome. She has done Developmental Therapy and Job Coaching for both kids and adults with developmental disabilities. She has also worked as a Psychosocial Rehabilitation Specialist for Adults as well as Service Coordinator for a short time while at A & R. She and her husband are also Foster parents. They have had several children in their home that have Developmental Disabilties, including their most recently adopted child, a fourteen year old sweetheart with Down Syndrome. Tammie is very active within her church and community. Her hobbies include: playing and writing music., singing, piano, flute, clarinet, drama, musical theatre, scrap booking, card making, wood crafting, volleyball, basketball, photography, gardening, camping and traveling.
Robert Miller, B.S., HI Professional
Robert is a 1968 graduate from Boise College with a B.S. in Social Work; in fact, he is the proud very first person in Idaho to graduate from any Idaho college with a degree in Social Work! Robert worked for eight years with the State of Idaho as a social worker in the fields of ADC, Child Protective Services, and Quality Control from the State Office level for his last three years of state employment. Robert has also worked as a farmer and rancher on the family farm for 3 decades. Beginning in August of 2005, Robert began employment with A & R Case Management. He completed courses in IBI and has been serving as an IBI professional for seven years. He has also completed the coursework required to become a Developmental Specialist for children and is currently working on his Habilitative Interventionist coursework.
Kari Knopp, B.A., HI Professional
Kari Knopp is an IBI therapist. She graduated from Boise State with a BA in Elementary Education. She has worked with children in the elementary school environment for a number of years. She finds working with children with autism and developmental disabilities very rewarding. In her spare time she enjoys reading, animals and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.
Shauni Holcomb, B.A., HI professional
Shauni graduated from the College of Idaho with a Bachelor’s in Psychology and a Minor in Education. She is currently pursuing her Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology through Idaho State University. Shauni has been working with children with developmental disabilities as a therapy tech and as an IBI professional for the past six years at A & R Case Management. She has extensive experience in skill building as well as teaching replacement behaviors for children with severe maladaptive behaviors. When she is not working, she enjoys spending time with her husband and family.
Jerry Stark, B.A., HI Professional
Jerry Stark has a BA degree in Psychology. He graduated from Idaho State University. He is certified as an IBI Professional/Habilitative Support Specialist in the state of Idaho. Jerry specializes in behavioral therapy work with teens and children who have been diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders. His background includes human resource management (military), retail management and human services. Jerry is a Nampa native, proud Father of four great kids and is active in church and the community. His hobbies include skiing, fishing, nature photography, sketching/painting and creative writing.
Fran Self, B.S., Clinical Supervisor/HI
Fran has been working with children with disabilities and their families since 1981. She is certified as a Habilitative Intervention Professional, has 6 years of experience as an Intensive Behavior Intervention Professional therapist, and almost 30 years experience as a Developmental Specialist for both Infants and children. Fran has a B. S. from Thomas Edison State College in Human Services/Mental Health and Rehabilitation. She is certified through Utah State University as a Parent Advisor for deaf-blind infants, and she has many hours of continuing education in child development (specializing in young children with autism), positive behavior supports, functional behavior analysis, and family education. Fran is the oldest of 10 brothers and sisters, the mother of five grown daughters, and the grandmother of seven grandchildren. Fran enjoys spending time with her family, fishing, reading, gardening, and camping when she has time!